Hengaw: 20 Kurdish prisoners have passed away in Iran's prisons over the past year which 25% of them have been killed under torture.
According to the data registered in the statistics center of Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, at least 20 Kurdish prisoners have been passed away in Iran's prisons over the year of 2019.
Four of them are among the detainees of November protests 2019 who have been killed under torture.
Dividing by type of accusation
Political and civil activists: 4 cases
The crimes related to drugs are smuggling: 8 cases
Murder: 3 cases
Usual crimes: 4 cases
Unknown: 1 case
Cause of death
Torture: 6 cases
Lack of medical attention and delay in hospital dispatch: 9 cases
Self murder: 2 cases
Firing during detention: 1 case
Suspicious death: 1 case
Official ignorance in prison: 1 case
Dividing by province
The most of the prisoners have been passed away in prisons of west Azarbayejan specially in Urumiyeh central prison.
West Azarbayejan province: 12 cases
Kurdistan province: 5 cases
Kermanshah province: 5 cases
Ilam province: 1 cases
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